To play games on linux with lutris/playonlinux should I use proprietary drivers?
If you’re using nvidia, then probably yes. As for amd, it depends on what you want
I have an amd radeon r7 m265, what I want is to play tera, it’s the only game I play. I’m using lutris.
Try looking at this and deciding for yourself.
It’s over one year old so I’d take it with a grain of salt.
Try both, see which you like better, too.
well the amd has a better performance with open-source drivers. I’ll stick with what I’m using! Thanks BTW!
I use the amdgpu xvideo driver and it’s done well by me so far. I haven’t even looked at whether catalyst supports my card or not since the performance has been so good.
How can I install that driver? And what are the pros and cons of using them in normal use and gaming?
Do an xbps-query on amdgpu, they’re open source and work well for me. I would suggest looking to see if your card is supported, and, it may already be installed, anyway.
We also have a wiki page explaining how to set up and switch between the drivers
See here: Proprietary Video Drivers
With that chip I would just use the built in drivers. The PRO drivers for AMDGPU are more built on compute-spec than general work spec. You will see a drop in performance, if anything.